The Wine Bar

 

Our Wines

Mezes wine bar is a fun and warm place to have a glass of wine.  Our list is focused on California wines and indigenous Greek varietals previously unavailable in San Francisco. We will help you to select your next favorite wine.

** Depicts wines available by the glass, Ask about our daily special wines by the glass 

 

Greek Whites 

**Kourtaki Retsina (Attica, GR) pine resin, crisp citrus, mint, eucalyptus 10 / 30

  Ritinitis Retsina (Korinthos, GR) pine resin/ crisp citrus/ mint/ eucalyptus (a refined retsina) 38

  Tselepos 14 Moschofilero (Mantinia GR) aromas of roses and violets/ dry/ tropical fruits/ citrus/   minerals 45

**Skouras 15 Moschofilero Blend (Nemea, GR) citrus/ rose petals/ light spices/ vibrant 11 / 36

  Gerovassiliou 12 Malagousia (Epanomi, GR) floral aromas/ light crisp citrus/ pear/ mango/        winemaker recently rediscovered this grape! delivers unique and wonderful flavors 45

**Argyros “Atlantis” 15 Assyrtiko (Santorini, GR) crisp freshness/ citrus overtones/ lively lemon   rind/ minerals/ clean finish 14 /45

  Sigalas 15  Assyrtiko (Santorini GR) prickly citrus/ minerals/ persistent finish 91 Points –Wine    Spectator  50

  Thalassitis 14 Assyrtiko (Santorini, GR) bone dry/  full bodied/ crisp acidity/ honeysuckle    aromas/ citrus/ sea salt/ old vines 54

**Gaia 14h/18, 15 Agiorgitiko Rose (Nemea, GR) light/ refreshing/ strong hints of cherry/     screaming strawberries/ gooseberry  13 /39

 

Other Whites

Neal 15 Sauvignon Blanc (Napa Valley) ripe orchard fruits/ Asian pears/ white flowers/ 92 points Wine Enthusiast (small production) 46

**Union Sacre 15 Riesling (San Luis Obispo) floral/ apple pie aromas/ apricots/ pears/ 13 / 39 

**Zuccardi 13 Torrontes (Salta, AR) white flower/ peach/ apricot/ orange blossoms 11 / 36

**Tariquet 13 Sauvignon Blanc (Cotes de Gascogne, FR) intense floral notes/ ripe fruit, slight minerality, fresh and refined 14 / 45

**Union Sacre 15 Chardonnay (Santa Maria valley) green apple/ fresh melon/ hint of oak/ elegant 14 / 45

Demure 13 Roussanne (Central Coast) key lime/ light mango/ elegant and versatile  36

Union Sacre 15 Gewurztraminer (Santa Lucia Highlands) Floral/ rose petals/ gardenia/ honeysuckle 38

Stuhlmuller 11 Chardonnay (Alexander Valley) orchard fruits/ pears/ orange blossoms 48

 

Sparkling

**Faire La Fete Brut (Languedoc, FR) baked apple/ white cherry/ citrus/ fresh acidity 12 / 38

Chandon Brut (California) citrus/  complex apple & pear/ hints of honey and almond/ dry finish 50

Veuve Clicquot Brut (Champagne, FR) white peach/ anise/ biscuit/ kumquat 90

 

Greek Reds

**Kyr Yianni “Paranga” 14 Xinomavro blend (Naoussa, GR) earthy/ wild fruit/ hints of oak/ touch of smoke 14 /45

Kyr Yianni “Ktima” 12 Xinomavro blend (Naoussa, GR) cherry & strawberry/ dried fruits & vanilla background/ velvety tannins 49

Ramnista 10 Xinomavro (Naoussa, GR) red fruit with pralines/ truffle and sun-dried tomato/ 90 points -Wine Advocate magazine 58

Tselepos 09 Agiorgitiko (Nemea, GR) red and purple fruits/ dried nuts/ light oak/ velvety
finish 54

**Skouras 12 Agiorgitiko 100% (Nemea, GR) luscious red/ black cherries/ cinnamon 13 / 39

Gaia Estate 14 Agiorgitiko (Nemea, GR) dark plums/ black cherries/ velvety finish 48

**Tsantali 12 Rapsani Xinomavro (Mt. Olympus, GR) ripe cherry/ earthy/ spice/ smooth tannin 14 / 45

**Moraitis 11 Paros Reserve (Paros, GR) velvety texture/ oaky notes/ wild cherries/ ripe plums/ cacao/ vanilla bean 14 /45

Mercouri Estate 07 Refosco/ Mavrodaphne (Ilias, GR) red fruits/  vanilla/ hint of chocolate/ espresso/ soft full body tannins  56

Gaia Notios 14 Agiorgitiko (Nemea, GR) soft and round flavor/ low tannin/ red fruit/ plums/ lively oak  39

Argyros “Atlantis” 13 Mandilaria (Santorini, GR) Complex red fruit/ hints of prune and leather/ long finish  52

Amethystos 12 Cab/ Merlot/ Limnio blend (Drama, GR) lively freshness/ black raspberries/ cherries/ cinnamon /by award winning winemaker Kostas Lazaridis  59

 

Other Reds

Groundwork 10 Grenache (Santa Barbara) blueberries/ light purple fruits/ fresh tilled earth/ black licorice  42

Sineann 09 Pinot Noir (Willamette, OR) bright cherries/ redish-purple color/ crisp/ well-balanced  45

McKinlay 11 Pinot Noir (Willamette, OR)  rose bouquet/ juicy dark cherries/ silky tannins 48

Envolve 2012 Pinot Noir (Sonoma) deep plum/ cedar/ cherry pipe tobacco   65

Andrew Ritch 10 “Verbatim” Pinot Noir (Willamette, OR) cherry/ dark berries/ wood smoke/ licorice (700 cases produced)  55

Cru 10 Pinot Noir (Central Coast) pomegranate/ strawberries/ raspberries/ hint of white pepper  44

**Wonderwall 12 Pinot Noir (Central Coast) bright cherries/ orange zest/ unsweetened dark chocolate/ cigar box (400 cases produced) 12 /48

Goldeneye 10 Pinot Noir (Anderson Valley)  raspberry puree/ oatmeal cookies/ cherries/ smoky silky tannins 97 -750ml /  48 -375ml

Heron 11 Pinot Noir (Monterey) plum/ black cherry/ violet notes/ anise/ allspice “2012 Brand of the Year” –Wine & Spirits  40

**Fotinos 09 Pinot Noir (Napa Valley) earth flavors/ dried cherries/ nuts/ violets/ baking spices 15/60 Gold medal SF Chronicle 2013, available only by allocation through Mezés ask how you can take this wine home (170 cases produced)

**Zuccardi 12 Malbec (Mendoza, AR) red fruits/ cherry liqueur/ black pepper/
choco notes 9 /36

Milbrandt 11 Merlot (Columbia Valley, WA) blueberries/ black currant/
toasted vanilla 44

Truchard 10 Merlot (Napa Valley) blackberry/ plum jam/ sweet vanilla 55

Stephen Test 11 Syrah (Napa Valley) peppery cassis/ blueberry/ dark cocoa (370 cases produced) 50

Pantheon Demetria 11Syrah Blend (Santa Barbara) Greek American boutique producer black cherry/ raspberry/ sweet spices/ hint of anise 52

The Offering 12 Rhone Blend (Santa Barbara) mix-berry cobbler/ dark cocoa/ light black pepper (“Top 100 Wines” -Wine Spectator) 60

Konstantine Demetria 11 Rhone Blend   (Santa Barbara) Greek American boutique producer/ lavender/ violets/ raspberries/ blueberries/ bitter-sweet chocolate 86

Tamber Bey 10 Rabicano Bordeaux Blend  (Napa Valley) black cherries/ raspberries/ French oak/ Oakville masterpiece/ unbelievably smooth as silk  80

Château du Moulin Rouge 09 Haut Medoc (Bordeaux) beautiful, dark ruby tint and the complex nose with notes of spice and ripe fruit; elegant with persistent finish 58

**Three 11 Zinfandel (Contra Costa) firm tannins/ dusty blackberry/ cherries/ spice/ hint of vanilla  9 /36

Round Pond 10 Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley) rich blackberry/ currant/ herbs (94 points Wine Spectator)  60

Peter Franus 08 Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley) eucalyptus/ lavender/ red fruits/ white pepper  70

Neal 07 Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley) Rutherford dust/ cherry tart/ licorice/ cocoa and cedar 89

Noemi 08 Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley) deep purple fruits/ shaved chocolate/ velvety texture/ sweet tobacco 110

Swanson Alexis’ 07 Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley) black currant/ blackberries/ dark cassis/ espresso/ long smooth finish/ serious Napa cab for the oenophile 120

*Vintage subject to availability * Prices and wines subject to change*
*Corkage $15 per bottle (3 BTL Max)*

 

Dessert Wines

Argyros Vin Santo 2006 (4yr barrel aged) ripe apricot/ peach/ pineapple 11
Argyros Vin Santo 1998 (20 yr barrel aged) dried apricot/ pineapple/ molasses 15
Mas de Lavail 07 Grenache Blanc (Maury, FR) pineapple/ peaches/ apricots 8
Muscat of Samos (Samos, GR)  golden raisins/ apricot /orange/ honey 8
Mavrothaphne (Achaia, GR) deep red /flavors of raisins and plums 6
Commandaria St. John (Cyprus, GR) ancient Greek tawny / sun dried figs / plums and spices 9

 

Beer

Palmia (San Francisco) 5% Naturally lemon infused lager/ refreshing/ light/ Brand New to SF 5
Affligem Blonde (Belgium) 6.6%: light in color and body/ hints of fruit/ spicy finish 7

Mythos (Greece) 4.7%: straw color lager/ crisp/ refreshing 6
KEO (Cyprus) 4.5%: light lager/ tastes of pilsner/ hops and maize 8
Marathon (Greece) 5%: lager/ soft hints of honey/ hops 7
Alfa (Greece) 5%: gold color lager/ rich foam/ simple ingredients 7
Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen (Bavaria) 5.4%: banana/ clove/ lemon zest 7
Coronado Brewing Mermaid’s Red (San Diego) 7%: cascade hops/ caramel/ chocolate finish 7
Napa Smith Organic IPA (Napa) 7.1%: floral/ earthy/ light citrus 7
Einstok Porter (Iceland) 6%: dark medium body/ espresso/ chocolate 7
La Fin Du Monde (Quebec) 9% Belgian style tripel/ coriander/ orange peel 9

 

Non-Alcoholic 

Loux Greek Sodas: Portokalatha (Orange), Lemonatha (Lemon), Visinatha (Cherry)
Fentiman’s Botonical: Rose lemonade, Ginger beer
Iced tea: Fresh brewed from select teas

 

Coffee Drinks By LavAzza Italia

Espresso 3.5
Cappuccino milk froth  /espresso 4
Latte steamed milk  /espresso  5

Mocha housemade chocolate  /steamed milk /espresso 5
American Coffee slowly drip brewed3.5
Iced Latte milk  /iced espresso5
Iced Mocha housemade chocolate  /milk  /iced espresso  5
Iced Coffee iced /slowly drip brewed3.5
Hot Tea ask about today’s selection 4
Tsai Greek mountain tea from Taygetos 4
Xamomili imported chamomile tea from Greece 4
Greek Coffee unfiltered imported Greek coffee made in traditional briki  4

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